Ben Heinrich

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Realty
Carmel, California, USA, 93923
License # 00584641

About Me

Professional Experience

Ben has been active in real estate on the Monterey Peninsula since 1976. He owned his own company, Ben Heinrich Real Estate for many years with his wife and business partner, Carole. In 2002 Coldwell Banker Del Monte Realty purchased their company. Over his many years in real estate, Ben has developed great knowledge and experience with all types real estate transactions and investments. Ben has always been very active the the community and currently serves as the President of the Board for the Carmel Public Library Foundation. Outside of his busy professional life, Ben is an avid golfer, having played in the Pebble Beach AT&T golf tournament  in 1996 and 1997. He also enjoys growing tomatoes, reading, fly fishing, skiing in Kirkwood and hiking with their rescue dog Puddin' in Carmel Valley.

Professional Highlights

International President's Premier Team-- 2015
Top 1% Northern California Region - 2015
Awarded to National Top 1% at Coldwell Banker, 2015 
TOP 100 Agents, Awarded to San Franciso Region agents, Coldwell Banker , 2015Chairman, California Association of Realtors, Housing Affordabilty Fund, 2004
Board of Directors, National Association of Realtors, 2003--2005
Board of Directors, California Association of Realtors, 1991--2005
Northern California Top Producer Networking Group, 2003 to present
President, Northern Cal. Certified Residential Specialists Association, 2000--2001
Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Service & Leadership--
Monterey County Association of Realtors, 2000

Professional Designations

Certified Negotiation Specialist
Certified Home Marketing Specialist Certified Residential Specialist
Certified E-Marketing Specialist
Certified Residential Broker
International Property Previews Specialist


2013 to present President of the Carmel Public Library Foundation

2001 President, Boys & Girls Club of Monterey County

1998-2002 Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County


Ben lives in Carmel Valley with his wife, Carole, and their rescue dog, Puddin'. Outside of his busy professional life, Ben is an avid golfer, having played in the Pebble Beach AT&T golf tournament in 1996 and 1997. He  enjoys growing tomatoes, reading, fly fishing, skiing at Kirkwood and hiking with Carole and Puddin'.

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • New Construction
  • Vacation Homes
  • First-time Home Buyers
  • Land
  • Director, National Association of Realtors – 2003
  • President, Northern California Certified Residential Specialists Association 2000-2001
  • Director & distinguished service award for outstanding service & leadership, Monterey County Association of Realtors 1997-2000
  • President, Monterey County Association of Realtors 1997
  • Vice chair, California Association of Realtors Housing Affordability Fund – 2003
  • Global Luxury


Certified residential specialist -CRS; awarded to only 5% of Real Estate Agents
Certified residential broker - CRB; awarded to only 4% of real estate Brokers/Managers

Awards & Honors

Chairman, Endowment Committee, Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County - 1999-2000
Board of directors, Boys & Girls clubs of Monterey County - 1998-2003
Capital Campaign Committee, Hospice of the Central Coast - 1996
President, Boy & Girls Clubs of Monterey County – 2001


  • English


CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
CRB - Certified Residential Broker
International Presidents Premier
Luxury Property Specialist

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